Andre oversees Project Play: Baltimore, an initiative to improve youth sports opportunities in Baltimore. Prior to his role at the Institute, he served as an account executive in inside sales for Monumental Sports & Entertainment.
Andre co-authored the State of Play: Baltimore report, which is a resource guide that includes 40 exclusive findings on strengths and gaps in providing access to sport and a survey of nearly 2,000 youth on sport interests. He has hosted a series of community events to engage and connect local leaders on finding solutions to grow the quality and quantity of sport options for youth.
Andre believes in using the power of sports to capture hearts, challenge minds, and change lives in a positive way. A native of Baltimore, Maryland, he has a Bachelor of Arts in mass communications from Virginia State University. He also earned his master’s degrees in business administration and sport business management from the renowned DeVos Sport Business Management Program of the University of Central Florida. In his spare time, Andre follows Project Play’s free play strategy by playing basketball.